Syrian Protestors Seek Out Arab League In The Streets

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Tourists visit the Sphinx and the Pyramids of Giza near Cairo. Tourist numbers have plummeted this year with the political turmoil in Egypt. Now, some Islamist politicians are proposing rules that could discourage visitors. Jamal Saidi/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Will Islamist Politicians Hamper Egyptian Tourism?

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African Prints More Sophisticated, Subtle In 2011

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Ramadon Aliah, a 37-year-old Libyan freedom fighter wounded in Misrata, Libya lies in his bed talking with a translator at the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Salem, Mass., in November. Of the 22 Libyans who came to Spaulding in late October, 16 are still there and the rest are expected to be discharged by February. Stephan Savoia/AP hide caption

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Injured In Battle, Libyans Recuperate In U.S. Hospital

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For A Libya In Flux: A Theme Song

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The Groupama Sailing Team (shown here on Dec. 10 near Cape Town, South Africa) is somewhere out ahead in the "stealth zone." Volvo Ocean Race/Getty Images hide caption

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Egyptian Women Protest Army Abuses Against Them

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In Cairo, Women Protest Recent Crackdowns

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Workers dig at a mine in Chudja, near Bunia, north eastern Congo. The conflict in the Congo, a nation rich in mineral resources such as gold, diamonds, tin, and cobalt, has often been linked to a struggle for control over its minerals resources. Lionel Healing /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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New Law Aims To Shine Light On Conflict Metals

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Former Child Soldier In Sudan Helps U.S. Exit Iraq

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Libyan Militias Have 1 Day Left To Get Out Of Tripoli

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Tunisians protest outside the gates to the French Embassy in Tunis. Arab Spring began in Tunisia when a fruit vendor set himself on fire in protest in front of a government building. Fethi Belaid /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Arab Spring: A Year Of Revolution

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U.S. Somalis Lose Only Means Of Sending Cash Home

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Women stand in line to cast their votes in Suez, Egypt, on Wednesday. For months after the revolution, the port city had no government or services. Some voters are turning to the Salafists or the Muslim Brotherhood to bring change. Eman Helal/AP hide caption

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Egyptian Islamists Favored In Second Phase Of Voting

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